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Extension Educational Programs & Services
Randolph County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.

Randolph County Family & Consumer Science Programs

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Rhythm Line Dancers- a "Get Fit" exercise group that meets every Tuesday & Thursday from 2-3 pm. The first half of the class includes various line dances, the second half is guided weight training. Individual assessments are taken every 6 months to track progress. Walk Across Arkansas - Set your pace, keep track of your walking minutes and receive weekly newsletters.

Ready, Set, Graduate- This program enables students in the financial basic of credit, banking, and budgeting. Students identify a career they are interested in pursuing. After attending educational sessions, the students plan a budget including paying taxes, savings, choosing transportation, housing expenses and some optional items. The budget is then “put to the test” during the Mall of Life.

 Family Life Programs -Personal Journey, Getting Our Hearts Right, Managing Stress, Navigating Life's Journey, Marriage Garden, Parenting Journey, Cook Smart Eat Smart, Best Care, and many more programs.

 

 

 Randolph County 4-H Clubs

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Teen Leader Club (meets 4th Wednesday afterschool @ office) - Open to ages 13 - 19 that would like to participate in leadership and community service activities.

Livestock Club (meets 3rd Tuesday @ office) - Open to ages 5 -19
that would like to participate with livestock projects.

Bass Club
(seasonal/meetings will be announced) - open to ages 5 - 19 that would like to participate in fishing competitions while learning fishing skills.

(NEW) Wee Create Club (meets 3rd Monday @ office) - Open to ages 5 -19 that would like to participate in creating crafts. 

We are currently working on establishing more4-H clubs here in Randolph Co so stay tuned for exciting announcements!

Extension Homemaker Clubs

EHC Members and Agent at Board Meeting

 Randolph County has two EHC and one project clubs. The objectives of the Extension Homemakers focus on three broad areas - education programs, community service, and leadership development. An EHC is a group of people who meet on a regular basis to receive up-to-date research-based information relating to the family, home, and community. Anyone who wishes may join; it is a nondiscriminatory group.

  • Attica meets every 3rd Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

  • Water Valley meets every 2nd Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

  • Frugal Friends meets every 1st Monday at 6 p.m.

For more information on EHC programs and services offered by the Randolph County Extension Service, feel free to contact Olivia Green, FCS agent, at (870) 892-4504 or ogreen@uaex.edu

Photo: 2016 March Randolph County EHC Board Meeting

 

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Annie's Project – Education for Farm Women (APEFW)

Interested in meeting with other women who are involved in agriculture?  Join us in Randolph county begnning in June for "Annie's Project."  Be informed, involved business partner!  Lean more about Randolph county's upcoming class for Annie's Project.

APEFW is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational programs (Annie’s Project, Managing for Today and Tomorrow, and Inspired by Annie’s Project) designed to strengthen women’s roles in the modern farm enterprise.

Our mission is to empower farm and ranch women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

Photo: Learn more about  the mission of Annie's Project

 

Randolph County Row Crop Agriculture

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 Rice
Soybeans
Corn
Grain sorghum
Wheat
Specialty crops

For more information on Agriculture programs and services offered by the Extension Service, feel free to contact Mike Andrews at (870) 892-4504.

 

Livestock and Forage Production

 

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